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    Europa League round of 16 draw: when is it and at what time?

    Europa League round of 16 draw: when is it and at what time?


    The draw is due to take place from around 12.00 GMT, 7 a.m. ET on Friday, Feb. 24. The first legs will take place on March 9, with the return ties seven days later. The draw for the quarterfinals will take place on Friday, March 17. There is no longer...

    The draw is due to take place from around 12.00 GMT, 7 a.m. ET on Friday, Feb. 24. The first legs will take place on March 9, with the return ties seven days later. The draw for the quarterfinals will take place on Friday, March 17. There is no longer any country protection, teams from the same league can now be drawn against each other. v v v v v v v v Follow @ESPNFC on Twitter to keep up with the latest football updates.
    Trending: Arsenal edge past Sutton, Neymar to stand trial over corruption

    Trending: Arsenal edge past Sutton, Neymar to stand trial over corruption


    The guys answer your tweets on odd bench activity, Arsenal club legends returning, and Atletico v Leverkusen UCL favourites. The FC crew debate whether or not pressure will be deflected from Arsene Wenger should he lead Arsenal to the FA Cup...

    The guys answer your tweets on odd bench activity, Arsenal club legends returning, and Atletico v Leverkusen UCL favourites. The FC crew debate whether or not pressure will be deflected from Arsene Wenger should he lead Arsenal to the FA Cup title. The FC panel react to the 'inevitable' result of Arsenal downing Sutton United in their FA Cup fifth round matchup. Arsenal utilise goals from Lucas Perez and Theo Walcott to down non-league Sutton and reach the FA Cup quarterfinals. Arsenal utilise goals from Lucas Perez and Theo Walcott to down non-league Sutton and reach the FA Cup quarterfinals. Here are the latest stories for Tuesday. FA CUP: Arsenal came through their FA Cup adventure away to non-league Sutton United at Gander Green Lane with a 2-0 win on Monday night. - Arsene Wenger said Sutton were better than he expected and said the artificial pitch made things difficult for his players. - Sutton United manager Paul Doswell said the spectators who threw a plastic bottle at Arsene Wenger and invaded the pitch are "absolute idiots." BARCELONA: Neymar has lost his final appeal...

    Pique calls for historic display


    Barcelona's Gerard Pique has called for his side to produce an 'historic' display when they face PSG at the Camp...

    Barcelona's Gerard Pique has called for his side to produce an 'historic' display when they face PSG at the Camp Nou.
    Remembering Liverpool's famous win at Barcelona's Camp Nou 10 years on

    Remembering Liverpool's famous win at Barcelona's Camp Nou 10 years on


    Liverpool's 2007 side remain the last English club to leave the illustrious Camp Nou with a victory. LIVERPOOL, England -- It is 10 years to the day since Rafael Benitez's Liverpool side became the last English team to down Barcelona at their Camp Nou...

    Liverpool's 2007 side remain the last English club to leave the illustrious Camp Nou with a victory. LIVERPOOL, England -- It is 10 years to the day since Rafael Benitez's Liverpool side became the last English team to down Barcelona at their Camp Nou fortress. Preparations were far from ideal, however. Benitez's team-bonding trip to the Algarve in Portugal before the match was overshadowed by a fracas involving Craig Bellamy, John Arne Riise and a golf club following a sanctioned night out. As fate would have it, the two players involved would, ultimately, be the heroes as they scored...
    Liverpool's Dejan Lovren visits knee specialist in Germany - source

    Liverpool's Dejan Lovren visits knee specialist in Germany - source


    Former Liverpool midfielder Steve McManaman speaks exclusively to ESPN FC about Liverpool's progress under Jurgen Klopp. Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has visited Germany for consultation on his persistent knee injury, a source has told ESPN...

    Former Liverpool midfielder Steve McManaman speaks exclusively to ESPN FC about Liverpool's progress under Jurgen Klopp. Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has visited Germany for consultation on his persistent knee injury, a source has told ESPN FC. Lovren has been forced to missed Liverpool's last two games due to a problem with his knee. The centre-back sat out the 2-0 defeat at Hull City on Feb. 4 with what sources described as a "sore knee," and was absent in the win over Tottenham Hotspur a week later. The 27-year-old did not travel to Liverpool's midseason training camp in La Manga, Spain, and stayed on Merseyside...
    Man United boss Jose Mourinho: Wayne Rooney may not make EFL final

    Man United boss Jose Mourinho: Wayne Rooney may not make EFL final


    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said he is unsure whether captain Wayne Rooney will be fit in time for the EFL Cup final...

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said he is unsure whether captain Wayne Rooney will be fit in time for the EFL Cup final against
    Man United boss Jose Mourinho: Wayne Rooney may not make EFL final

    Man United boss Jose Mourinho: Wayne Rooney may not make EFL final


    Shaka Hislop assesses Wayne Rooney's future after Paul Scholes stated lack of playing time is 'killing' the United captain. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said he is unsure whether captain Wayne Rooney will be fit in time for the EFL Cup...

    Shaka Hislop assesses Wayne Rooney's future after Paul Scholes stated lack of playing time is 'killing' the United captain. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said he is unsure whether captain Wayne Rooney will be fit in time for the EFL Cup final against Southampton at Wembley on Sunday. Mourinho told a news conference that neither Rooney nor defender Phil Jones would be able to play in Wednesday's Europa League game at Saint-Etienne. "Rooney is injured. Jones is injured. I don't think they will recover [for Wednesday]," he said. "Rooney and Jones haven't trained with the team yet, so I don't think they will...
    Sutton chairman vows to bring pie-eating keeper back to earth

    Sutton chairman vows to bring pie-eating keeper back to earth


    Arsenal utilise goals from Lucas Perez and Theo Walcott to down non-league Sutton and reach the FA Cup quarterfinals. Arsenal utilise goals from Lucas Perez and Theo Walcott to down non-league Sutton and reach the FA Cup quarterfinals....

    Arsenal utilise goals from Lucas Perez and Theo Walcott to down non-league Sutton and reach the FA Cup quarterfinals. Arsenal utilise goals from Lucas Perez and Theo Walcott to down non-league Sutton and reach the FA Cup quarterfinals. The guys answer your tweets on odd bench activity, Arsenal club legends returning, and Atletico v Leverkusen UCL favourites. The FC panel react to the 'inevitable' result of Arsenal downing Sutton United in their FA Cup fifth round matchup. The FC crew debate whether or not pressure will be deflected from Arsene Wenger should he lead Arsenal to the FA Cup title. Sutton have promised that reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw will be brought "back down to earth" after he enjoyed five minutes of fame by eating a pie on the substitutes' bench during Monday night's glamour FA Cup tie against Arsenal. The 46-year-old, known as the "roly-poly goalie," pulled off the publicity stunt on behalf of a bookmaking company after all three substitutions had been made, but the actions of the 20st Shaw did not seem to impress the club's hierarchy. Sutton United Arsenal 0 2 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Speaking on BBC 5 Live, chairman...
    Arsene Wenger 'not transmitting that he will leave Arsenal' - Lucas Perez

    Arsene Wenger 'not transmitting that he will leave Arsenal' - Lucas Perez


    The FC panel react to the 'inevitable' result of Arsenal downing Sutton United in their FA Cup fifth round matchup. Arsenal forward Lucas Perez has said he does not get the impression that Arsene Wenger will leave at the end of the season. Wenger, whose...

    The FC panel react to the 'inevitable' result of Arsenal downing Sutton United in their FA Cup fifth round matchup. Arsenal forward Lucas Perez has said he does not get the impression that Arsene Wenger will leave at the end of the season. Wenger, whose contract expires in the summer, is under increasing pressure after last week's Champions League humiliation at Bayern Munich. But Perez, who started and scored in Monday's 2-0 FA Cup win at non-league Sutton United, told Cadena Cope radio: "After the result of the Champions League it's normal to get criticism. "But he is not transmitting to us that he is going...
    Is this finally the year Tottenham finish above North London rivals Arsenal?

    Is this finally the year Tottenham finish above North London rivals Arsenal?


    Steve Nicol is critical of Spurs' inability to make up for the current struggles of Harry Kane and Dele Alli. Mauricio Pochettino says it was important for Spurs to rediscover the feeling of winning in their FA Cup win over Fulham....

    Steve Nicol is critical of Spurs' inability to make up for the current struggles of Harry Kane and Dele Alli. Mauricio Pochettino says it was important for Spurs to rediscover the feeling of winning in their FA Cup win over Fulham. Shaka Hislop assesses just how important it is for Tottenham to keep hold of Mauricio Pochettino for many years. Craig Burley says it's a tall task for Tottenham to catch Chelsea despite keeping pace with a win over Middlesbrough. Mauricio Pochettino's team are battling on three fronts. Next up is a Europa League round-of-32 second-leg match against Gent where they need to turn around a 1-0 deficit in order to advance. A good performance at Wembley is imperative. Another trip to the national stadium looms in the FA Cup. Spurs will play Millwall at White Hart Lane next month, with the winners going on to a semifinal at Wembley. The League One club have beaten Bournemouth, Watford and Leicester City on their cup run, but...
    AC Milan goalkeeping coach proud of 'devastating' Gianluigi Donnarumma

    AC Milan goalkeeping coach proud of 'devastating' Gianluigi Donnarumma


    Gianluigi Donnarumma will soon make his 60th appearance for AC Milan. AC Milan and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma is set to become "even more devastating," his coach has said. Alfredo Magni, Milan's goalkeeping coach, hailed the attitude of the...

    Gianluigi Donnarumma will soon make his 60th appearance for AC Milan. AC Milan and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma is set to become "even more devastating," his coach has said. Alfredo Magni, Milan's goalkeeping coach, hailed the attitude of the 17-year-old, who is approaching both his 60th appearance for the club and his 18th birthday at the weekend. Magni told Il Corriere della Sera he was proud to watch the teenager's progress and said there was more to come. "If there is just a tiny, tiny contribution I have made to this, then I am proud of it," he said. "The...
    Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs: Zlatan Ibrahimovic form 'unbelievable'

    Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs: Zlatan Ibrahimovic form 'unbelievable'


    Zlatan Ibrahimovic came to Man United's rescue with the game-winner to down Blackburn. Zlatan Ibrahimovic came to Man United's rescue with the game-winner to down Blackburn. Zlatan Ibrahimovic is flying on all cylinders at United, but...

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic came to Man United's rescue with the game-winner to down Blackburn. Zlatan Ibrahimovic came to Man United's rescue with the game-winner to down Blackburn. Zlatan Ibrahimovic is flying on all cylinders at United, but for just how much longer can he maintain this high level? Manchester United great Ryan Giggs says he has been hugely impressed by Zlatan Ibrahimovic's form and longevity, describing the former Sweden international as "unbelievable." Ibrahimovic, 35, has dispelled the doubters since arriving at Old Trafford in the summer, taking his tally to 24 goals with Sunday's winner in the FA Cup fifth round at Blackburn. Giggs, who retired at 40 in 2014, said he can understand the comparisons to his former United teammate Eric Cantona. "I think there's similarities...
    Monaco 'kids' ready to cope with Manchester City - Danijel Subasic

    Monaco 'kids' ready to cope with Manchester City - Danijel Subasic


    Julien Laurens joins the FC show to highlight Monaco, and why Man City would be remiss to take them lightly in the UCL. Monaco goalkeeper Danijel Subasic has said he believes the Ligue 1 club's talented "kids" have the maturity to give Manchester City a...

    Julien Laurens joins the FC show to highlight Monaco, and why Man City would be remiss to take them lightly in the UCL. Monaco goalkeeper Danijel Subasic has said he believes the Ligue 1 club's talented "kids" have the maturity to give Manchester City a tough time in Tuesday's Champions League tie. Subasic, 32, is one of the few experienced members of Leonardo Jardim's squad, which is largely comprised of youthful talent. And as the Ligue 1 leaders head into the first leg of their round-of-16 tie at the Etihad Stadium, the Croatia international told Nice Matin they were ready for the challenges posed by Pep Guardiola's...
    Arsene Wenger confirms bottle thrown; Sutton boss Paul Doswell slams 'idiots'

    Arsene Wenger confirms bottle thrown; Sutton boss Paul Doswell slams 'idiots'


    Arsenal utilise goals from Lucas Perez and Theo Walcott to down non-league Sutton and reach the FA Cup quarterfinals. Arsenal utilise goals from Lucas Perez and Theo Walcott to down non-league Sutton and reach the FA Cup quarterfinals....

    Arsenal utilise goals from Lucas Perez and Theo Walcott to down non-league Sutton and reach the FA Cup quarterfinals. Arsenal utilise goals from Lucas Perez and Theo Walcott to down non-league Sutton and reach the FA Cup quarterfinals. The FC panel react to the 'inevitable' result of Arsenal downing Sutton United in their FA Cup fifth round matchup. The FC crew debate whether or not pressure will be deflected from Arsene Wenger should he lead Arsenal to the FA Cup title. Sutton United manager Paul Doswell hit out at the spectators who caused trouble at the end of Monday's game as Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confirmed a bottle was thrown. Arsenal won 2-0 at National League side Sutton in the FA Cup fifth round but there were some unfortunate incidents late on, with a bottle thrown in Wenger's direction and police having to intervene as many flooded on to the pitch at the final whistle. Wenger confirmed the bottle incident after the match, saying: "I don't know if...
    Sydney FC promote teenage prodigy Charles Lokolingoy to first-team squad

    Sydney FC promote teenage prodigy Charles Lokolingoy to first-team squad


    Charles Lokolingoy, 19, was last season's NPL 2 top-scorer with 27 goals in 28 games. Sydney FC have pounced on future A-League star Charles Lokolingoy, promoting the prolific teenage striker to their first-team roster for the rest of the season. The...

    Charles Lokolingoy, 19, was last season's NPL 2 top-scorer with 27 goals in 28 games. Sydney FC have pounced on future A-League star Charles Lokolingoy, promoting the prolific teenage striker to their first-team roster for the rest of the season. The 19-year-old Young Socceroo, who emigrated with his family from the Democratic Republic of Congo aged 11, has been training with the squad on a scholarship contract this campaign but impressed coach Graham Arnold enough to earn a permanent spot. Lokolingoy has enjoyed a stunning youth career with the Sky Blues, helping the team reach...
    Penang coach Ashley Westwood pleads for more time after winless MSL run

    Penang coach Ashley Westwood pleads for more time after winless MSL run


    FC's Jason Dasey and PJ Roberts discuss Faiz Subri's homecoming after his amazing free kick earned him FIFA's Puskas award. Ex-Bengaluru boss Ashley Westwood is still looking for his first MSL win with rock bottom Penang. Penang's under-fire...

    FC's Jason Dasey and PJ Roberts discuss Faiz Subri's homecoming after his amazing free kick earned him FIFA's Puskas award. Ex-Bengaluru boss Ashley Westwood is still looking for his first MSL win with rock bottom Penang. Penang's under-fire coach Ashley Westwood has pleaded for more time to revive the fortunes of the bottom club in the Malaysia Super League, ahead of Saturday's trip to top-of-the-table Kedah. Eleven points separate the best and worst teams of the MSL, with Penang having suffered five straight defeats to begin the season, including last weekend's 6-1 hammering at Pahang. The Panthers are already four points from safety, below Sarawak and Felda on the table "Give us until the 10th or 11th game, if...
    New Zealand captain Abby Erceg hits out at NZF in shock retirement

    New Zealand captain Abby Erceg hits out at NZF in shock retirement


    Abby Erceg won 129 caps for New Zealand and competed at three World Cups. New Zealand women's captain Abby Erceg has launched a broadside at New Zealand Football while announcing her retirement from the international game. Central defender Erceg says the...

    Abby Erceg won 129 caps for New Zealand and competed at three World Cups. New Zealand women's captain Abby Erceg has launched a broadside at New Zealand Football while announcing her retirement from the international game. Central defender Erceg says the Football Ferns aren't valued, nor adequately supported by the national body, prompting her retirement at the age of 27 as an act of protest. United States-based Erceg made her New Zealand debut in 2006 and was named skipper in 2014. She has played 129 internationals and competed at three World Cups. The side's annual...
    Tampines Rovers hope double sessions pay off in AFC Cup opener vs. Felda

    Tampines Rovers hope double sessions pay off in AFC Cup opener vs. Felda


    Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson discuss Tampines Rovers' new manager Jurgen Raab, and how he can bring glory to the club. ESPN FC's John Wilkinson says JDT will lament their missed opportunity in the AFC Champions league. Tampines Rovers' head...

    Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson discuss Tampines Rovers' new manager Jurgen Raab, and how he can bring glory to the club. ESPN FC's John Wilkinson says JDT will lament their missed opportunity in the AFC Champions league. Tampines Rovers' head coach Jurgen Raab hopes that double sessions will pay off when the Singapore giants host Malaysia's Felda United in their AFC Cup Group G opener on Tuesday night. The German, who took over from Akbar Nawas at the end of January, has been putting his players through gruelling morning and evening trainings. After Tuesday night's game at Jalan Besar Stadium, the Stags will face S.League champions Albirex Niigata (S) in Sunday night's Charity Shield at the National Stadium. "[Double...
    Wanderers fan group Red and Black Bloc slams FFA over crude tifo furore

    Wanderers fan group Red and Black Bloc slams FFA over crude tifo furore


    A first-half goal to Brendon Santalab proved to be enough for the Western Sydney Wanderers to finally crack Sydney FC. Brendon Santalab makes it clear that he wants to be in the starting XI for WSW's derby clash with Sydney. Western Sydney's...

    A first-half goal to Brendon Santalab proved to be enough for the Western Sydney Wanderers to finally crack Sydney FC. Brendon Santalab makes it clear that he wants to be in the starting XI for WSW's derby clash with Sydney. Western Sydney's supporters group the Red and Black Bloc has slammed Football Federation Australia as being "dictatorial" for condemning a crude banner unfurled during Saturday's A-League derby. RBB is standing by the banner which depicts a blue-faced man -- resembling Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold -- performing a sex act, before a crowd of nearly 45,000 at ANZ Stadium on Saturday. The Wanderers, who have already been in strife over fan behaviour, are sweating on a suspended points deduction over...
    San Diego investors group unveils complete plan for new stadium site

    San Diego investors group unveils complete plan for new stadium site


    Shaka Hislop delves into Don Garber's MLS expansion plans and his thoughts on the correct number of teams for the league. An artist's rendering of the proposed stadium in San Diego. The group heading up San Diego's bid for an MLS expansion...

    Shaka Hislop delves into Don Garber's MLS expansion plans and his thoughts on the correct number of teams for the league. An artist's rendering of the proposed stadium in San Diego. The group heading up San Diego's bid for an MLS expansion franchise released a full plan for its stadium site on Monday. La Jolla, California-based FS Investors have proposed to destroy the former home of the NFL's San Diego Chargers, Qualcomm Stadium, and convert the site into "SoccerCity" -- a 166-acre space consisting a 30,000-seat stadium, residential, office and retail space, 55 acres of parks, and a trolley line among other features. The entirety of the project is to be completed over a 15-20...
    PFA launch long-term vision to give stability to W-League players

    PFA launch long-term vision to give stability to W-League players


    Melbourne City won the 2017 W-League title earlier this month. A longer season, clear career paths and improved wages all feature in a new plan by Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) to bolster the W-League. Frustrated with a slow going from...

    Melbourne City won the 2017 W-League title earlier this month. A longer season, clear career paths and improved wages all feature in a new plan by Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) to bolster the W-League. Frustrated with a slow going from Football Federation Australia to grow the league, the PFA unveiled its "60 at 60" initiative on Tuesday. It aims to have 60 Australian players earning at least $60,000 annually from the sport. Entitled "grassroots to greatness," the ambition is to win gold at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 or the World Cup in 2023. The...
    Sutton 'glad' the FA Cup circus is gone

    Sutton 'glad' the FA Cup circus is gone


    Sometimes clubs get more than they bargained for on a "dream" FA Cup run. Arsenal beat Sutton United 2-0 on Monday, and while the match was a bore, the real talking points came from what happened off the pitch. Macintosh...

    Sometimes clubs get more than they bargained for on a "dream" FA Cup run. Arsenal beat Sutton United 2-0 on Monday, and while the match was a bore, the real talking points came from what happened off the pitch. Macintosh »
    Arsene Wenger says he did not 'really enjoy' Arsenal's FA Cup win at Sutton

    Arsene Wenger says he did not 'really enjoy' Arsenal's FA Cup win at Sutton


    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted fifth-tier Sutton United were better than he expected in the Gunners' 2-0 FA Cup win on Monday, and said...

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted fifth-tier Sutton United were better than he expected in the Gunners' 2-0 FA Cup win on Monday, and said the
    Gerard Pique backs Luis Enrique: 'We are with him until the death'

    Gerard Pique backs Luis Enrique: 'We are with him until the death'


    Luis Enrique helped Barcelona out of a delicate moment when he took over from Gerardo Martino in 2014 and has the full backing of...

    Luis Enrique helped Barcelona out of a delicate moment when he took over from Gerardo Martino in 2014 and has the full backing of his
    Mark Clattenburg to ref more Prem games before Saudi move - sources

    Mark Clattenburg to ref more Prem games before Saudi move - sources


    Mark Clattenburg is to set to continuing refereeing in the Premier League for the time being despite taking up a position in Saudi...

    Mark Clattenburg is to set to continuing refereeing in the Premier League for the time being despite taking up a position in Saudi Arabia,